11 days in Rome & Florence Itinerary

11 days in Rome & Florence Itinerary

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Rome
— 7 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Rome — 7 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Castello Orsini-Odescalchi and Palazzo dei Papi. Get a sense of the local culture at Viterbo Historic Centre and Museo Storico Piana delle Orme. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense (in Tarquinia), Ente Parco Naturale Regionale dei Monti Lucretili (in Palombara Sabina) and Chiesa di San Pietro (in Tuscania). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Necropoli della Banditaccia, look for gifts at Il Negozietto, steep yourself in history at Piazza del Duomo, and admire the striking features of Rocca dei Papi.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rome vacation planning site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.
Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
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Florence — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Corridoio Vasariano as well as Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, then do a tasting at Enoteca Falorni, then do a tasting at Montefioralle Winery, and finally take a stroll around Comune Di Certaldo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Piccolo museo del diario and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence visit planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping
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